FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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*NOTE: Please be advised that the Trustee and her staff are prohibited from providing legal advice. For legal inquiries, please consult with an attorney.
  • Q: Where can I send documents to the Trustee?
  • A: You can send documents to the Trustee via the contact information below.
    • Mailing address:
    • Nancy Curry Chapter 13 Trustee
    • 1000 Wilshire Blvd., STE 870
    • Los Angeles, CA 90017
    • Email: inquiries@trusteecurry.com
    • FAX: (213) 689-3055
  • Q: When sending documents, what do I need to include?
  • A: You MUST include your name AND Bankruptcy case number.
  • Q: Why can't I send my documents to the address in Memphis, Tennessee?
  • A: The address in Memphis, Tennessee is strictly for Bankruptcy plan payments only. The Trustee is not located in Tennessee, therefore, any documentation sent there will not be reviewed by the Trustee.
  • Q: Where can I send my bankruptcy plan payment?
  • A: You can send your bankruptcy plan payments to:
    • Nancy Curry, Chapter 13 Trustee
    • PO BOX 1403
    • Memphis, TN 38101
  • Q: Is there anything I need to include with my bankruptcy plan payment?
  • A: You need to make sure your name and bankruptcy case number is written clearly ON your payment, otherwise it will cause a delay in the processing of your payment. Without your name or case number on your payment, your payment may be returned to you.
  • Q: What happens if I make the payment out incorrectly or forget to include my case number or last name?
  • A: The payment may be returned to you and will be considered delinquent.
  • Q: Can I make my payments in person or mail them to the Trustee's office in Los Angeles?
  • A: No. Funds are not accepted at the trustee’s office. If you mail payments to the office address they will be voided and returned and you will be considered delinquent.
  • Q: Can I change the due date for my plan payments?
  • A: No, you cannot change the due date for your plan payments
  • Q: I will not be able to pay my plan payment this month. What should I do?
  • A: Call your attorney immediately. The Trustee cannot make any payment arrangements.
  • Q: I’m late with my plan payments. Can I make them up at the end?
  • A: No. The Trustee does not make payment arrangements and the Trustee does not have the authority to change your confirmed plan. Contact your attorney if you are not able to make your plan payments as they come due. Only a court order will change the plan to repay your debts.
  • Q: I’m late with my plan payments. Can I make a payment arrangement with the Trustee?
  • A: No. The Trustee does not make payment arrangements.
  • Q: Where can I find my Bankruptcy case number?
  • A: You can find your Bankruptcy case number on all documentation sent from the Bankruptcy court and the Trustee. The case number is written in the following format: "2:17-bk-12345." If you do not have access to your case number, please feel free to contact the Trustee's office via the following information:
    • Phone: (213) 689-3014
    • Email: inquiries@trusteecurry.com
  • Please be prepared to provide your name and Social Security Number.
  • Q: I am a debtor and I have moved/am planning to move. Is there anything I need to do?
  • A: Yes, either you or your attorney needs to file a Notice of Change of Address. For more information, please view the "General Bankruptcy Forms" section of this FAQ.
  • Q: How do I find out the balance I have left to pay?
  • A: Write a letter or send an email to the Trustee and ask for an estimate of the amount of the balance. A report will be mailed to you at your address of record. Any pay off figure from the Trustee is an estimate. It will not include any filed claims of which the Trustee is not aware and it will not include any interest that may accrue. You may find our contact information here.
  • Q: Can I get an accounting report?
  • A: You can view your accounting report online here. Be sure to click on "Nancy Curry" in the list. Please note that you will need your case number and the last 4 digits of your SSN to access your information.
  • You may also send a written request via email or letter via our contact information here.
  • Q: Can I view the status of my bankruptcy case online?
  • A: Yes, you may sign up for a free account at the National Data Center here: http://www.ndc.org. For more information, please contact the National Data Center directly.
  • Q: I forgot/lost my username and/or password to the National Data Center's website. Can you help me?
  • A: Unfortunately, we cannot assist with re-setting any debtor's login information. Please contact the NDC here for technical assistance: (866) 938-3639. They are open Mon - Fri, 9am to 5pm PST.
  • Q: I don’t have an attorney, but I think I need one. Can you suggest an attorney?
  • A: The Trustee is not permitted to recommend specific attorneys. You may contact the California State Bar Association and request a list of attorneys who are certified to practice consumer bankruptcy law. Phone number: (213) 765-1000.
  • Q: I am a creditor and I want to file a claim. Where do I get the form?
  • A: A blank “Proof of Claim” form is available from the Clerk of the Court at www.cacb.uscourts.gov.
  • Q: I am a debtor and I need to let the Trustee know that my address has changed. How can I do so?
  • A: You can complete a Notice of Change of Address and your attorney will file it with the Central District of California Bankruptcy Court. If you do not have an attorney, you may complete the form and mail the original to our office here:
    • Nancy Curry Chapter 13 Trustee
    • 1000 Wilshire Blvd., STE 870
    • Los Angeles, CA 90017
  • Q: I am an attorney and need to notify the Trustee that my mailing address has changed. Where can I obtain the form?
  • A: You may download the form here.
  • Q: Where/how do I send my tax returns?
  • A: You can send tax returns to the Trustee via the contact information below:
    • Mailing address:
    • Nancy Curry Chapter 13 Trustee
    • 1000 Wilshire Blvd., STE 870
    • Los Angeles, CA 90017
    • Email: inquiries@trusteecurry.com
    • FAX: (213) 689-3055
  • Q: When sending my tax return, what information do I need to include?
  • A: You MUST include your name AND Bankruptcy case number.
  • Q: Can I send my tax refund with my tax returns?
  • A: No, please send ONLY your tax refund to the Bankruptcy plan payment mailing address:
    • Nancy Curry, Chapter 13 Trustee
    • PO BOX 1403
    • Memphis, TN 38101
  • Q: When sending my tax refund, what information do I need to include?
  • A: You MUST include your name AND Bankruptcy case number.
  • Q: How much of my refund do I need to send?
  • A: Please consult your attorney.
  • Q: I received a Trustee’s Motion to Dismiss (TMD) for my case due to delinquency. What does that mean?
  • A: You are behind in making your plan payments to the Trustee and the motion asks the court to dismiss your case. You have 14 days from the date the TMD was mailed to file an objection with the Court.
  • If you do not file a formal objection, your case will be dismissed. You will no longer have the protection of the bankruptcy court and your creditors will be free to seek repayment of the debts you owe them. Contact your attorney as soon as you receive a TMD.
  • Q: I mailed the full amount of the delinquency on the “action date.” Will my case still be dismissed?
  • A: Yes.
  • Q: I received a Trustee's Motion to Dismiss (TMD) for my case due to feasibility. What does this mean?
  • A: This means that while you may (or may not) be making your bankruptcy plan payments, the balance of your plan will not payout prior to the end of your plan. For further questions, please consult with your attorney.
  • Q: I received a Trustee's Motion to Dismiss (TMD) for my case due to "tax returns." What does this mean?
  • A: You are required to submit copies of your tax returns to the Trustee each year that you are in bankruptcy. Failure to do so may result in a TMD being issued due to tax returns not submitted to our office. Click here for information on submitting your tax returns to our office.
  • Q: I received a Trustee's Motion to Dismiss (TMD) for my case, but I am current on my bankruptcy plan payments and have submitted all of my tax returns, what can I do?
  • A: You need to consult with your attorney. The Trustee and her staff are prohibited from providing debtors with legal advice.